NWU School Of Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering

NWU School Of Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering

Welcome to the School of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering. Our exciting profession is at the forefront of transformational innovations. The Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering programme maintains a good balance between training in the basic sciences, engineering science and design. Great emphasis is placed on creative design, in order to enable engineers to apply their knowledge in finding solutions for complicated problems.

We are grateful for your interest in Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering and we invite you to explore our academic programmes, student activities, and research pursuits.

NWU School Of Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering Fields of study

Mechanical Engineers are involved with the development, manufacturing, management and maintenance of transport, energy conversion, manufacturing, generator, weapon and cooling and heating systems, as well as industry installations, process equipment, manufacturing machinery and mining equipment.

Nuclear Engineers (post grad studies) design systems that utilizes nuclear processes for energy.

Mechanical and nuclear engineering is under the top 3 scarce skills in South Africa.

As a mechanical engineer you will work in South Africa or abroad in the following industries:

  • Manufacturing
  • Aerodynamics
  • Engergy technology
  • Power generation
  • System maintenance
  • Robotics
  • Plant layout and management
  • Food processing plants

NWU School Of Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering Postgraduate options

MEng in Mechanical Engineering

MSc in Mechanical Engineering

PhD in Mechanical Engineering

NWU School Of Mechanical Engineering and Nuclear Engineering Bursaries Office

The bursaries office assists in the distribution of advertisements of every possible bursary or job opportunity in the field of Engineering via electronic media to every student, prospective student as well as students who have completed their studies at the NWU. If you want to receive information on available bursaries you can register on our database.

Please complete the following online form in order to receive the latest updates on bursaries and job opportunities: Database form

Contact details:

For more information contact Claudie Kroese at 018 288 1530 (claudie.kroese@nwu.ac.za) or Angie Danster at 018 299 1985 (angie.danster@nwu.ac.za).

Prof. Harry Wichers

School Director: Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

018 299 4283

harry.wichers@nwu.ac.za

NWU, Potchefstroom Campus, Building G15, G03

Ms. Sanette Loots

Secretary

018 285 2512

sanette.loots@nwu.ac.za

NWU, Potchefstroom Campus, Building G15, Room G02

Dr. Jan janse van Rensburg

Program manager

018 299 4027

jan.jansevanrensburg@nwu.ac.za

NWU, Potchefstroom Campus, Building G15, Room G05B

 

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